Ministry Team


Joe Funderburk, Senior Pastor

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Joe joined the NABC staff in 2009 after serving as associate pastor and senior pastor in churches in Texas, Missouri and Kansas. 

Originally from Medford, Oklahoma, Joe earned a BA from Southwest Baptist University and an M.Div from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. 

Joe is married to Angela and they have three children.


Kelly Jackson, Minister of Family Life and Operations

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Kelly grew up in Lee’s Summit, Mo. She moved to Phoenix in 1996 to attend Arizona State University to acquire a degree in Broadcasting.

After graduating from college, she dedicated her life to Christ and soon after marrying her husband, began working in ministry.

She has been serving in ministry since 2004, working in various areas of the church, such as communications, administration, operations, event planning, children, discipling women and leadership development. 


Lewis Jones, Interim Minister of Students

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Lewis grew up in Kansas City and loves all things about his hometown. He and his wife, Becky, have a son named Liam and a daughter named Ellie.

Lewis has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Applied Critical Thought & Inquiry from William Jewell College and he is finishing up his Master of Divinity degree from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.  

He has worked in student ministries in various capacities and in different ministries since he was a freshman in college and loves to see the Lord work and move in the hearts of students.

Mark Miller, Minister of Worship and Administration

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